Colo. district examines test scores since switch to four-day week

11/21/2013 | U.S. News & World Report

One year after a Colorado school district reduced its school week to four days, officials say reading and writing scores have increased between 4 and 6 percentage points among high-school students. Math scores have remained flat. The move to a four-day school week also resulted in about $480,000 in savings because of cuts in hours for bus drivers and other staff, though educators continue to use Friday for professional development and to offer help to struggling students.

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